cygwin/xfree86/emacs problems after upgrading

Jari Aalto+mail.linux
Sun Feb 8 08:51:00 GMT 2004

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* Tue 2004-02-03 Thomas L Roche <tlroche <AT>>
* <>
| [Cygwin]
| $ emacs --debug-init &
| $ start XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -emulate3buttons
| I typically run 2 emacs windows (second created with C-x 5 b) and 
| 1 xterm, all of which usually overlap ... until the emacs windows
| disappear, apparently randomly, although lately I'm convinced that 
| emacs crashes are more likely when I'm either resizing or 
| minimizing its windows. I've so far run 2 cygwin sessions today,
| once at home (with access to shared drives via a VPN) and once at
| work (directly on ethernet), and the xterm traces have been:

You're not alone. Windowed version of Emacs doesn't work under latest
Cygwin/Xfree. It either core dumps or Emacs just kills itself by
removing all frames from the display.

Perhaps Cygwin Emacs maintainer have ideas. I've CC'd him.


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